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Transmission issue today

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by 15Yota, Jul 10, 2019.

  1. Jul 10, 2019 at 8:56 PM
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    Do you mean because of the large tires, high gears, and shift points being factory and not optimal? I would say yes.
     
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  2. Jul 10, 2019 at 8:57 PM
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    15Yota [OP] That’s a HUGE B....!!

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    I agree.
     
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  3. Jul 10, 2019 at 8:58 PM
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    15Yota [OP] That’s a HUGE B....!!

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    If not I’ll figure it out. Lol
     
  4. Jul 10, 2019 at 8:58 PM
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    Stock drivetrain is trying to move a lot of weight at what it’s not designed for. Same can be said for those who tow heavier that listed.
     
  5. Jul 10, 2019 at 8:59 PM
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    Oh shit, I forgot to send you a picture of a trailer today. Holy Hell.

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    Look how bent that gooseneck is!!!
     
  6. Jul 10, 2019 at 10:25 PM
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    Lots brown. Keep us posted on your learnings?
     
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  7. Jul 11, 2019 at 2:39 AM
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    If you got any of that still from the OG drain, could you send it off to blackstone? That is such an odd color.
     
  8. Jul 11, 2019 at 5:54 AM
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  9. Jul 11, 2019 at 7:07 AM
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    Finally seeing red, headed to Walmart to clean them out and I’m grabbing a new filter as well.
     
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  10. Jul 11, 2019 at 7:08 AM
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    15Yota [OP] That’s a HUGE B....!!

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    I’ve installed several of those before, I’m just trying to avoid it cause my front bumper isn’t easy to remove
     
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  11. Jul 11, 2019 at 7:45 AM
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    I think that thread has the pin procedure in it.
     
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  12. Jul 11, 2019 at 8:14 AM
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    15Yota [OP] That’s a HUGE B....!!

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    I skimmed through it cause I’m driving at the moment, I’ll peep it when I get home. Thanks man
     
  13. Jul 11, 2019 at 8:23 AM
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    What external filter are you using? Aftermarket?
     
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  14. Jul 11, 2019 at 8:44 AM
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    15Yota [OP] That’s a HUGE B....!!

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    I’d like to hear more on this as well.
     
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  15. Jul 11, 2019 at 9:16 AM
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    15Yota [OP] That’s a HUGE B....!!

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    The Allison 1000 transmission has an external spin on filter n conjunction with the internal sump filter.

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  17. Jul 11, 2019 at 3:12 PM
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    Might be time for a transmission boys. It’s shifting good, but there’s a shit ton of shavings. I’m gonna button it all up and see how long she lasts.

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  18. Jul 11, 2019 at 3:48 PM
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    Fuuuuck
    Sorry man.
     
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  19. Jul 11, 2019 at 3:57 PM
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    It is what it is. You gotta pay to play.
     
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    Just curious, is this your first drain and fill since new? Toyota fluid is known to get dark a lot faster than other fluids.

    Keep us posted on how it shifts after this.
     
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  21. Jul 11, 2019 at 4:47 PM
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    Yeah to my knowledge. I bought the truck with 29k and I have no idea where it came from or who owned it previously.

    It’s going to be parked until Monday, my B&M will be here and I’ll get it all buttoned up and hope for the best.

    I did get the new filter installed, the other one was pretty nasty as expected, I’ll definitely keep ya’ll updated on this.

    Today’s lesson....regear your trucks gentlemen!!
     
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    This is my new gas saver. My buddy hooked me up.

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  23. Jul 11, 2019 at 6:56 PM
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    Kick in the VTEC...

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  24. Jul 11, 2019 at 7:07 PM
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    15Yota [OP] That’s a HUGE B....!!

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    :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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  25. Jul 11, 2019 at 7:33 PM
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    I may ruffle some feathers, but hey... Thursday night and I can't have a beer until the morning. This is not directed at the OP, but more of an educational thread read.

    This is an EXTREME example of changing fluids every 30-40K. Now for Brandon, he needs some gearing big time, and some shift point tuning, which he was aware of the dangers and knew what could happen...even easy footing the throttle.

    In your maintenance schedule, for towing/city driving/off road use calls for 60K mile transmission services. The part that some miss is the 30/90K mile checkups. This keeps your drive train warranty in check, if this should happen (not in this case due to the extreme mods). They check operation, level, oil viscosity and give the truck the go or no go.

    My 2012 transmission was a little dirty at 29K. Right before I took in the truck for the free 30k mile trans check, I drained and filled the trans pan. This way I got a free level check and the fluid was in better shape.
    At 59K I did the same thing and did a full service at 60K 299.00. Same thing for the last service before I sold my Tundra in 2016 with 89K miles. That change out was a little surprising. How I used the truck, I'm sure a transmission replacement would have happened by now with 180K est miles.

    For the people running 35's, I would just do more frequent services. Swapping gears is nice, but not in everyone's budget.

    One of my old friends in TX that retired as a 38 year shop owner of a transmission repair/service facility always told me,

    "once a year or 20K miles, service the transmission and it will live a long, trouble free life...in my experiences." Tim serviced all vehicles, but mostly hot shots, farmers that worked diesel trucks.
     
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    The truth has been spoken brother. Lots of folks around here back you up in changing fluids every so often, I wish I had done it sooner but I honestly think this would have happened anyway even with 5.29s. It’s so hot and humid down here and I travel on the interstate ALOT. I’m not upset at my truck, it very well may hold up another 30k miles once I get it back together who knows. I hope people read this thread and learn from my mistake.
     
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    That wasn't directed at you, but everyone else reading this thread. I'm actually impressed how long it did last. Running that big of a tire takes a lot of effort. See that fan cooled heat exchanger in the rear corner by my CO reservoir? That runs 24/7 with ignition on and still gets in the 200*F range, and I'm geared and never go over 40 mph.

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    What I hope people get from this is:

    -Service trans more often, not this bullcrap of every 120K miles
    -Yes, change pan filter
    -Gears are a must after 35's. Budget for them with the build.
     
  28. Jul 11, 2019 at 7:50 PM
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    U can hear that fan while in it too lol
     
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    I wouldn't usually even consider a shop flush, but in this situation I wonder if a pressure flush would help to clean out the debris and buy you a little more time? Of course, the pressure could make it go the other way too.
     
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    You should hear the engine fan now. I have it ignition on, and high speed on a switch. The alternator had to be upgraded to a 160A and all associated wiring.
     
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